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  • 04 29
    2020

    Recruiting Impactful Leaders Remotely — the New Normal?

    In the midst of COVID-19 uncertainty, we are fielding many discussions and questions from our clients about how to move forward with executive searches: How much of the recruiting process can be conducted virtually? Can you hire an executive leader after only meeting on Zoom? What positions are critical now and when does it make more sense to wait? And how long can and should we wait? How can we onboard someone working virtually?

    There ...

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  • 03 12
    2020

    Wet Cigars, Polyester Suits and Pointed-toe Shoes — Executives Share their (Best) Worst Interview Stories

    At The Alexander Group and Alex & Red, we have collectively conducted thousands (and thousands) of interviews in our three-plus decades in executive search. We’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly, and we have shared a few of our less impressive interview experiences here—partly as cautionary tale, partly for our readers’ amusement.

    This time around, we asked clients, candidates and friends of the firm to share their (best) worst interview stories. Here ...

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  • 10 09
    2019

    Success Stories: How Ann M. Palmer Led the Arthritis Foundation to Become the Champion of Yes

    To celebrate our sister firm The Alexander Group’s 35-year history in executive search, we are reaching out to a several of the outstanding candidates our firms have placed to learn of their challenges, successes and leadership style, as well as the lessons they have learned and the legacies they will leave.

    This month, we interviewed Ann M. Palmer, who joined The Arthritis Foundation as President and CEO in 2013. With more than 30 years ...

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  • 10 02
    2019

    Your Resume: Before You Press Send

    I'd like to talk about the unsolicited email. Specifically, the one with a resume attached, and not referencing any specific search we are managing. We receive lots of those at The Alexander Group, as you might well imagine. As a retained, boutique search firm working with a small select group of clients on specialized leadership positions, there is unfortunately only a microscopically slim chance that we can make a match with any of our ...

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